[Buildroot] chown to root does not work

Thilo Riessner thilo at riessner.de
Fri Jan 19 15:12:09 UTC 2007


Am Freitag, 19. Januar 2007 14:35 schrieb Goetz Bock:
> On Fri, Jan 19 '07 at 13:31, Thilo Riessner wrote:
> > In the docs is mentioned, that one doesn't need to be root to build a
> > root filesystem. But when building the filesystem as a normal user, chown
> > is not able to change owner to root in the target filesystem. Is there a
> > solution of the problem, that I don't see?
>
> Use fakeroot. Than the cpio/tar/... root images are owned by root.
I don't know fakeroot. What is it? A programme, an option of buildroot? How do 
I have to use it?
Thanks for your help so far.
Thilo



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